Month: February 2017

“Caring for Caregivers” Navigator Workshop in Edmonton, Calgary

UPDATE (Mar. 17/17) – The workshops have been rescheduled from March to June. Our apologies for any inconvenience.  Want to support to your client’s caregivers, but aren’t sure how? Family caregivers have been referred to as the backbone of the healthcare system because they are vital, yet invisible, and often vulnerable themselves.  There are more than…

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Opioid Crisis: Fentanyl Info and Resources

Alberta Health Services’s recent statistics show the continuing rise of deaths and emergency care visits related to fentanyl and other opioid overdoses in Alberta. In the interest of public safety, the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta urges Licensed Practical Nurses to educate themselves on this topic. First, to learn the signs and symptoms of opioid…

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With Co-Worker Abuse, “Things Need to Change” on Pink Shirt Day

Intimidation, infighting, undermining… 90% of Alberta’s Licensed Practical Nurses say they’ve witnessed a nurse bullying another nurse. Abuse is affecting our co-workers, our wellbeing and it is undermining patient care. Join us on February 22 in support of the Pink Shirt Day – Anti-Bullying Campaign to raise awareness around this important issue. CLPNA will be hosting…

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